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Bitcoin Core contributor Rusty Russell has said he would now fully support a UASF and that scaling delays were “his fault.”
Blockstream has sent the first Litecoin microtransaction of 1 litecoin satoshi, which was settled in “under a second,” it reports.
Resentment among senior Bitcoin figures continues as Gavin Andresen calls former co-developer Greg Maxwell and Samson Mow “toxic trolls.”
Greg Maxwell is a target of a recent online Bitcoin community controversy that originates in an alleged connection between Theymos and a Blockstream employee.
Taylor Gerring has recently triggered a controversial discussion on whether Bitcoin needs to fork BlockStream.
GreenAddress being acquired by Blockstream will allow it to work with sidechains which will enable users to manage Bitcoin and other assets and features.
Is the scaling effort leading to Bitcoin’s privatization? NodeCounter.com accuses Blockstream of crippling Bitcoin for financial gain.
On October 13, Blockstream announced its first sidechain project: Liquid. The first production sidechain is a platform that will allow rapid liquidity between Bitcoin exchanges and brokers.
Bitcoin mining pools BTCChina, BitFury, KnCMiner and 21 Inc. are now publicly backing Core developer Jeff Garzik's BIP100 block size limit proposal, and more top stories for August 28.
Using the latest cryptography, Blockstream has created Confidential Transactions de-signed to improve Bitcoin’s user security by keeping the amounts sent visible only to participants in the transaction
There is an old Hindi saying that goes “money begets money,” which in English usually translates to “it takes money to make money.” This seems to be holding very true for Blockstream according to recently filed SEC documents. According to these documents, Reid Hoffman now sits on the company’s board of directors.
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